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when you bundle tv and internet. >> reporter: a deadly car accident in foster city claims the lives of three young men. two of whom are brothers and now we'll tell you about a third brother fighting for his life. a hot topic leading up to the election is back in the spotlight this morning. what's happening in washington,
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d.c. today. >> reporter: we're live in palo alto where a fire broke out under ground in one neighborhood knocking out powers to hundreds of people. we'll tell you what may have caused it. the chp is searching for the drivers responsible for some dangerous stunts on a freeway. "mornings on 2" begins right now. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >> it's monday, january 28th. topping our news -- the chp is looking for witnesses to a deadly accident on a san mateo freeway. two young brothers were among the three people killed on highway 92 in foster city. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us with more on this tragic crash, the victims and the investigation. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. three brothers from redwood city were in the car that flipped not far from where we're standing. they were 12 and 16 years old.
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now that third brother, who is 18 years old, is clinging to life. now, this all happened about ten minutes until 10:00 last night off highway 92. that time is important to remember because if you were driving in the eastbound direction near the foster city boulevard exit, the chp needs your help. officers are looking for witnesses because they still aren't sure exactly what caused the accident. initial reports say it was a hit and run. >> i don't know how many witnesses have called in but we do urge the public to call if anybody saw what happened. it will definitely assist us in the investigation. >> reporter: now, five people were inside that car. two pronounced dead at the scene. another died on the way to the hospital. it's not known how many of the victims were wearing seat belts. we do know the one who had minor injuries was wearing his seat belt. the chp says it's not ruling out whether this was alcohol- rethe lated. the driver was 21, from san mateo. he died and again, his 18-year-
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old cousin was the one who walked away with only minor injuries. the other 18-year-old is at stanford medical center with major injuries fighting for his life. we're live in foster city, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. another deadly accident to tell you about. this one, in richmond. the crash caused a traffic nightmare on westbound 80 north of cutting boulevard. it happened just before 9:00. the chp says five people were in a black suv when the driver lost control and flipped over while trying to avoid a pothole. one person died at the scene. 7:02. new this morning from palo alto, the repair work goes on after an underground vault caught fire and knocked out power to one neighborhood. ktvu's janine de la vega is on the scene on dana avenue. how is that fire affecting electricity in the area, janine? >> reporter: well, there's still customers that still don't know have power.
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we're here in the cleftent park neighborhood on dana avenue. you can see utility workers are here and they are working to fix the problem. their focus is on that manhole cover. you can see where the great bear is urn burned. that's where the -- is burned. that's where the fire burned out. a neighbored caught 911 after hearing a large boom and seeing flames shoot out of the vault. firefighters say inside a transformer and utility wires were burning. police told residents to shelter in place while firefighters worked to extinguish the flames. that explosion caught some residents to think of the explosion in san bruno. this is what they heard. >> sounds like a big explosive. and i went outside the door. i seen the smoke on the street. >> reporter: did you see the fire? >> i seen the fire. >> reporter: how high was it? >> about five feet high. >> reporter: so this fire, of
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course, much smaller than the san bruno situation. firefighters are saying that this situation, everything is safe. the fire caused power to go out for 600 residents in the area. in the last 45 minutes, they were able to restore it for all about about 211 customers. at -- 21 customers. at this point, a spokesman says they think it was an oil leak that caused the fire. it will take some time for those workers to fix the problem for the other people in the neighborhood. coming up in the next hour, we'll get an update on when they expect to have everything fixed. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, janine. 7:04. in san lorenzo, the police search goes on for a hit-and- run drowner blamed for knocking out power at hesperian and penny lane about 1:30. the driver ran away from the scene. at one point, about 3,000 homes and businesses had no
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electricity. that number is now down to about 275. well, oakland police say they are holding a news conference to talk about two recent shootings that injured police officers. police say a 13-year-old veteran was shot and wounded by a suspect during a foot chase in the fruitvale district on friday. five days earlier, on january 21st, an undercover police officer was shot and wounded while working on seminary avenue. full recoveries are expected for both officers. the super bowl found 49ers are already in the big easy this morning. fans waved 49er faithful fashion as the team took off for new orleans yesterday at noon. five hours later, they touched down in new orleans for a week of practice before the game. the odds are on the niners' side. they are favored to beat the ravens. san francisco has been to the super bowl five times and
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they've won each game. the last one in 1995. 49ers have settled in at their new headquarters in downtown new orleans. fans greeted the players and took pictures with them in front of large banners. today, the team will begin weight lifting, practice and team meetings and we have our own team in new orleans. there will have live reports leading up to -- they will have their live reports ed looing up to super bowl. immediately after the super bowl we'll have a live postgame show. well, the san francisco port commission expected to give final approval to the long- awaited mission rocked development project next month. the giants hope to break ground on this $1.6 billion project. it's right near at&t park, sometime in 2015. the plans call for a waterfront park and about 1,000 ain'ts
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along with -- apartment buildings along with restaurants and parks. it's expected to grow baseball fans and many growing around the fast-growing neighborhood right around the ballpark. 7:07. sal castanedo, is joining us to tell us about traffic. >> that's right. we do have a new crash. northbound, 101 in san jose. this one is blocking a couple of lanes. just as we were talking here, the chp has decided to turn this into a sig-alert which means that they think this will be here -- they think this will be here for a while. trimble road. northbound 1011 at trimble road. we need to keep an eye on this for you and see how long this will take to clear. an alternate, 280 looks pretty good. you should get out there soon because sometimes the alternates fill up quickly. let's take a look at 880
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northbound and been is. traffic looks good heading doubt town to hayward. the morning commute is slow at the bay bridge. it's backed up for a 25-minute delay at the toll plaza. it's kind of thick. once you get on the bridge, it's moderate into san francisco. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. mostly sunny here today. a little system coming down. it's really more of a colder pattern and a breezy to windy pattern. but after today, this will be the coolest day on the high side. temperatures will warm up. we'll say goodbye to january on a pretty mild to warm start. we start it mostly cloudy, partly sunny. there were a few light showers. i'm talking about northern california, a little bit of snow to the north. for us, warmer weather. mid-60s by wednesday and thursday. straight on down the elevator shaft. it will be cooler. already that wind is picking up, unin the sierra not much. but 30s and 40s on the
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temperatures. the breeze is holding up temperatures a little bit. we'll see upper 20s and 30s tomorrow. but everything the rest of the week says sunshine and warm weather. next rain may be early next week. we'll see. breezy, cool, kind of a blustery pattern today. it will be colder tomorrow morning. it will be sunny to mostly sunny. temperatures, novato 57. san rafael, 55. walnut creek, along with pleasonton. alameda, 54. berkeley, 56. gilroy, the warmest, 58. milpitas, morgan hill in there as well. 55, pacifica. palo alto 56. cold tomorrow morning and a then sunny. but everything says severe clear as we go into wednesday, thursday, friday. temperatures will jump up even on the coast. mostly sunny to nice on the weekend. probably cooler with some clouds on sunday. >> thank you, steve. 7:10.
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in humboldt county a woman died after being swept out to sea by a large sneaker wave. it happened yesterday morning near shelter corn. the 32-year-old woman was walking on a beach with her boyfriend and dog when the wave pulled her out to sea. it's believed the waves were 10 to 15 feet high. this is the third time this winter has caught someone by surprise and swept them out to sea in that area. at 10:00 this morning, mayor ed lee will deliver his first state of the city address. while he's been mayor for two years, the first year he filled newsom's term and last year, he used his inauguration speech to give an update on the state of the city. all right. we know more about a deadly nightclub fire. who has just been arrested in connection with that blaze in brazil and why so many people could not escape. and what sweeping changes are being proposed today. what they could mean to the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country.
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a little chilly out there this morning. but 30s, 40. we'll end up breezy. highs in the middle 50s. the first funerals of victims of the brazil nightclub fire are planned for today. in the meantime, cnn reports the police have just arrested the club owner, a person in charge of stage safety, and a band member. authorities in pyrotechnics used by a band performing at the club may have sparked yesterday's fire that killed more than 230 people. investigators say many of the victims died from smoke inhalation or were trampled to death while trying to escape. brazil's president returned early from a visit to chile to oversee the response to the tragedy. >> to the brazilian people and the people of santa maria, we
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stand together at this time. even though there's a lot of sadness, we will pull through. >> some survivors told fire officials that security guards tried to block them from leaving the club which authorities say had aen expired license. more than 2,000 people were packed inside, almost double the maximum occupancy rate. key senators think they have a plan that both parties will support. as kyla campbell reports, they will detail their four-prong approach in just hours. >> reporter: yeah, the first of four steps includes helping the 11 million immigrants who are here illegally. the senators from both parties want to create a path to citizenship that's contingent on securing our borders. they want reform to boost the economy and they plan to punish employers who hire illegal imment grass -- immigrants. they want to prove that
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americans get first dibs on jobs. the key senators from both parties will unveil more details in about four and a half hours. many on capitol hill believe they will get the support they need to pass legislation. >> while we're being tough, we're being compassionate with people who can again our economy. as long as we can get a critical mass, i don't expect every republican to join, i think we can get this done. >> reporter: the president ised heading to nevada tomorrow to lay out his vision for immigration reform. why republicans are getting on board with the plans, when i see you next. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:15. later this morning, at the white house, president obama and vice president joe biden will discuss gun control with police chiefs and sheriffs. it's part of the push by the obama administration for new policies to curb gun violence. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton appeared together in an interview to talk about their
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unusual partnership. it was president obama's idea for the joint interview on "60 minutes." the president said he wanted the opportunity to publicly thank clinton for her service as secretary of state as she prepares to step down. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hillary clinton to be his secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential primary. but in the interview, both president obama and secretary clinton said they have a close friendship. 7:16. sonya so toe sonya so toe my so toe mayor will be -- sonia sotomayor will be here in the bay area. she's promoting her book that
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recounts her life all the way to the bench. this morning, there a report the japanese government eased its safety regulations to help pass-track the boeing 787 for japan's biggert airlines. reuters is reporting japan airlines and all nipp 0. n airlines asked the tokyo government to cut back mandatory inspections while the dreamliner was being built. japan said it did not compromise its safety standards. 7:17. a public hearing that was scheduled today on the future of pete's harbor in redwood city has been postponed. the city canceled it after both the developer around the save pete's harbor group asked for a delay. the california state's land collision is expected to clarify at its -- commission is expected to clarify at its
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meeting in april whether the lease can be transferred to the developer. without the lease, the development deal could fall through. once again, toyota is the top-selling carmaker. this morning they announced they told 3.25 million vehicles around the world in 2012. that's a toyota record and up nearly 23% from 2011 when the production was slowed by the earthquake and tsunami. you may have noticed gas prices around the country are inching up again. the national price for a gallon of regular is $3.35. as usual here in the bay area, of course, prices are about 30 cents higher. san francisco has the highest average price at $3.71. san jose, oakland and santa rosa prices are hovering around $3.63. that's up a nickel and a ten- cent increase in the last month. i know it's not baseball
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season but the as got an early start to the season with a big cheer from their fans. [ cheers ] >> that's a cheer. yesterday was the team's annual fanfest. it was sold out. the players posed for pictures, they signed autographs, even chatted with fans. tickets for the as upcoming season also went on sale yesterday with hundreds of people waiting in line at least an hour before they went on sale. the san jose sharks are hot, with only five games played so far, sharks have won all of them. they played the canucks last night. patrick marlo did not -- marleau did not score for the first time. the sharks won, 4-1, their fifth win. marleau entered the season with
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a record, 5-0. >> wow. a lot going on. and the niners in the super bowl. >> yes. after today, the weather will change. meteorologist steve paulson will have your forecast -- next. and what the city of san francisco is proposing now to help accommodate more bike riders 0en city streets -- riders 0en city streets -- riders on city streets. good morning. there's a traffic backup. we'll tell you about it and what you can do to get around it.
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a section of the mississippi liver is closed this morning after an oil barge hit a bridge. the barge was carrying 80,000 gallons of light crude oil. there's now an oily sheen isn't river. authorities are trying to determine how much -- on the river. authorities are trying to determine how much has leaked out. 7:23. changes may be april head for
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you bike riders in san francisco. the -- may be ahead for you bike riders in san francisco. the city wants $200 million for changes. they want to build 12 miles of new bike lanes and also upgrade 50 miles of the existing path. the transportation agency wants the changes because biking has increased by 71% in the past seven years. >> biking might be a good option. sal's been telling us about a crash. yes. southbound cesar chavez, a four- car crash. let's go to our camera on 101. you can see traffic is just at a standstill. the alternate route is not to get on 101 and to get on 280 extension which will bypass this problem. the problem, this also feeds traffic from the bay bridge or the bay bridge comes onto this freeway. so the bay bridge may start being faithed by this crash
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unless they -- being affected by this crash unless they clear it. let's take a look at the san jose commute. we had an earlier crash blocking the left lane, northbound 101 at trimble. they moved it to the side. the traffic is a little busy. but it's improved. we're looking at southbound 880 from hayward to union city, it's cloe. if you are driving -- one more thing. we're looking at the toll plaza bay bridge. this is not good, this is a 30- minute wait now. traffic is getting thickeke it might be affected by that crash we showed you in san francisco. getting into the city today. i would suggest using b.a.r.t. if you can. let's go to steve. >> a little system dropping down from the north. that will clear out fast. a cooler pattern. definitely picked up some of the wind. higher elevations along the coast. it will be a breezy day but
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mostly sunny. the system, though, looks like it won't too much. a little bit of snow up in mt. shasta, but skies will be clearing north to south. cooler temperatures is really the end of result. january is ending on a warm pattern. this will be the coolest day of the week and then temperatures will warm up. the next rain won't be for another seven days. some areas tonight will clear out. tomorrow morning will be very, very cold. after that everything says sunshine and warmer weather. mid-50s today. today is a struggle. but then after tuesday morning, everything says sunshine and warmer weather. mid-60s, could be a few upper 60s with enough of a wind. the weekend looks okay. i just think there will be a few clouds and it will be cooler. tori and dave? >> all right. it's super bowl week. the 49ers are in the big easy. the warm welcome they've
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already received and what's ahead for them today, when we get a live report from new orleans. >> reporter: a busy oakland freeway shut down for an impromptu sideshow. what the chp is saying about the investigation this morning. and we're live in oakland, where little gnomes are taking over. are they cute or a nuisance? we'll tell you more -- when "mornings on 2" continues. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals.
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7:29. the 49ers begin a week of practice in preparation for super bowl xlvii. ktvu is there to cover it all. joe fonzi is live in new orleans where the 49ers touched down last night. what's on the agenda this morning, joe? >> reporter: well, we had to get up a little bit early. let's quote jim harbaugh. who has it better than us? we're at the cafe, a true landmark enjoying beignets and we're nicely being serenaded. the 49ers will be up and talking to the media later today and the baltimore ravens will arrive as well. as the 49ers got here, jim harbaugh was asked about a topic he's been asked about
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quite a bit ever since he changed quarterbacks. that's one of the things he talked about. >> collin's play has been outstanding. you know, he deserves tremendous -- a tremendous amount of credit for that. and he, like the rest of the guys on the team, are focused on the opportunity to play and when a championship. it's a team effort. feel like there's a lot of people that have a lot of fingerprints on this team's success. like i said, the team has been focused on the unity of the team and on winning better than any team i've ever seen or been around. ♪ >> reporter: you can see why new orleans is in the regular super bowl rotation. we've got lots more coming up
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today. we'll see one more time this morning -- see you one more time this morning. joe fonzi, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. jealous of the coffee and the beignets. they look delicious. the 49ers are the main attraction in new orleans but that will change the ravens fly in. that's the -- john harbaugh. >> john. >> jim, the coach of the ravens. and a few key players will sit down for a news conference about an hour later. 49ers will meet with the media around that time as well. ktvu has a team in new orleans and we'll have live reports in every into newscast leading up to super bowl sunday and then immediately following the super bowl, turn to ktvu. we'll have a live postgame show. back here at home, the chp searching for the drivers who turned a freeway in oakland into a dangerous sideshow over the weekend. alex savidge joining us live to
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show us video of the stunt. you say this is not the first time something like this has happened alex? >> reporter: well, dave, looking online, i was able to find quite a few similar videos of these freeway sideshows. many of them taking praise right here in -- place right here in oakland. and many took place along 880. right by the coliseum is where we are this morning. as we drove along the freeway, you can see a ton of tire marks on the roadway here. this is the video that surfaced on the internet over the weekend. it was posted originally by a man from vallejo. it shows several cars simultaneously doing doughnuts right in the middle of the freeway and this happened right in the middle of the day on saturday. traffic, as you can imagine, came to a standstill on 880. the video lasts less than two minutes before someone warned those drivers that chp officers
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are on the way to the scene. everyone gets in already cars and they drive out -- in their cars and they drive off. people who have seen the video are hoping the chp will be able to track down the people involved. >> i would hope that whoever is responsible, that the highway patrol or whomever do what they need to do to make sure that doesn't happen again. >> reporter: the chp says they have quite a few witnesses in this area at the time of this sideshow. and they have a lot of tips so chper vas are hoping all of those things will be able to lead them to the drivers. it was quite a few people who were involved in this dangerous stunt in the middle of the freeway. i spoke a short time ago this morning with the chp spokesperson. she told me there could be an update on the investigation hopefully coming later on today. live this morning in oakland, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. a crash last night involving an ambulance and a tanker it being investigated.
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this happened about 9:30 last night on interstate 80 near the powell street onramp. a 76 gasoline tanker hit an ambulance and then it crashed into a guardrail. the tanker was empty at the time. there was no hazmat threat. the ambulance was not transporting anyone. luckily, no one was hurt. 7:34. in san francisco this morning, the preliminary hearing continues for four people accused of killing a suspected pimp. the case surrounds the fatal shooting of 22-year-old calvin sneed last june. prosecutors say the parents of a 17-year-old girl and two others girled sneed because he forced the girl -- say s -- blame sneeed because he forced the girl into prostitution. a former coach begins his
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sentence today. alex bursch was ordered to five years in prison and to pay a $2,000. contra costa deputies say they found a large amount of graphic child pornography inside his home. he was a youth coach. a drive-by shooting that injured a mother and her child was not random, according to investigators. this happened saturday night on willow road near facebook headquarters. there was an altercation between two people in two cars before there was gunfire and the shooting may be gang- related. the 24-year-old mother and her 2-year-old son are expected to survive. police in east palo alto are searching for witnesses. they are investigating the fatal shooting of a 211-year- old man. friends of lamont coleman gathered yesterday on pal avenue. he was -- on capital avenue. he was gunned down while walking down the street.
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investigators say it's not clear why he was the in the area and they are not sure why he was, tad. >> kind of disappointing. i thought our city was making a lot of progress. >> the authorities have been investigating his past, including a 2011 crash related to the accidental shooting of his girlfriend. but they say they don't believe that was a factor. 7:36. today, investigators in fairfield will be back at the scene of a major fire at a landmark site friday evening. the original eperbelly's comedy theater on texas street was completely destroyed. there's no word on what caused the fire. investigators are trying to find more clues when they search through debris. san francisco firefighters say years of intense training paid off when they rescued an elderly man trapped inside his home. firefighters were called the a home at -- called at a home at brazil avenue. they found the garage burning. the home was filled with smoke
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and an man -- and an elderly man could not walk. firefighters got him out of the home and rushed him to the hospital. his condition is not known. 7:37. well, believe it or not, little gnomes are taking over oakland's lake merritt area. some people like them. others say they are not welcome. ktvu's brian flores is live in oakland to tell us why a utility company wants to take them all down. what's going on? >> reporter: hey, dave. good morning. well, still no word yet on who this artist is creating these gnomes. believe it or not, they were all over the lake merritt area. this one is on wayne and wesley. it's a 6-inch piece of wood. it's screwed in there in the utility pole but there is a little gnome there. there's also some that have a picture of a mushroom next to it. but they are all over the area right now. but the issue lies with how and where many of these are located. now, these started showing up about a year ago. but the amount is growing in
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numbers. it's expected to be about00 or so around the lake merritt -- 100 or so around the lake merritt area. there are a few who have vice presidented up -- popped up around coffee shops but the majority end up at the bottom of the pole. pg&e run the poles and they say the gnomes, they have to go. the reason, according to a spokesperson, it may inspire others to place other things on their property and it could compromise the integrity of the equipment. pg&e will be taking them down soon, they say. the gnomes have made a lot of people in the city of second a lot happier. >> i love the gnomes i ink they are super-cute -- gnomes. i think they are super-cute. i don't see anything wrong with them. i understand it could be a problem with pg&e. but i don't really see it. but i love them. they bring a smile to my face when i see them.
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>> reporter: one person rushing on his way to work also told us they are great considering what our city has gone through over the recent set of violence. a lot of people having a smile on their face. as we take it back here live, the main question who is responsible for creating them? we're trying to look for the artist but so far, no luck. we'll find out if that continues and we'll have more people here who like the gnomes and more messages for the artist. we're live in oakland, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:39. want to check in with sal for more on that crash in san francisco. >> southbound 101, cease r chavez. as many as six cars got into it. i want to go live to our -- cesar chavez. as many as six cars got into it. i want to go to our live shot. if you are in san francisco, go on 280 agency tension. that will get you by the problem nicely. if you are getting off the --
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extension. that will get you by the problem nicely. if you getting off the freeway. the bay bridge has had problems. big delay. 30 minutes plus on at the toll plaza. the drive time is back monday morning. today is a good morning for you to try to use b.a.r.t. if you are driving in hayward, southbound 880 there is a stall there. let's go to steve. all right, sal. thank you. well, mostly sunny here. mostly sunny. a little cooler, breezy. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. now, tonight we'll clear out. after that, everything says sunshine and warmer weather. there are a few hit-and-miss showers and some snow to the north but really not much. breezy to windy. coolerrer, cooler temperatures. probably once we get to wednesday and thursday, mid-60s on the high side. clouds will be clearing, north to south here. cooler and breezy and then
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sunny and cooler and breezy later on this afternoon. the source of our system dropping straight down. there will be clouds filtering by. but high pressure will build in. a couple of returns. a couple of isolated -- but i think most of this will clear out. kind of a quiet pattern. no rain in sight hear. maybe early next week. the system will tro dues some snow up in the sierra-nevada but the end result is a cooler pattern and breezy. chilly start, that windy and the elevations, along the coast. mid-50s for everybody. i don't think there will be much of a difference between north bay, east bay, peninsula or south bay. temperatures on the coast or even inland will be close. tonight we'll clear it out. it will be cold and sunny and warmer weather takes us to the end of the week, tori.
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7:42. who is watching you? what google is revealing about what you can trace for online. and a new obstacle in the path, what just happened that put the spring's data breaker's race in jeopardy.
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the stocks are mixed backing off a rally pushed the s&p 500 above 1500 for the first time since december '07. the modest decline occurred despite encouraging signs about the manufacturing sector, a key driver of economic growth. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is down, 18. the nasdaq holding onto positive territory is up 3. and
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the s&p is down 3, just below 1500. hostess says this week it will reveal the name of the company making the first acceptable bid on the cakes division. some of the most popular brands including ding-dongs, ho-h os will go -- will go through the process quickly. google is going more public with how it handles police requests for private request. for the first time, google has posted policies for when it gives up your information to the government. google's chief legal officer outlines how the company handles requests for the four products that attract the most attention from police, including voice and gmail. he says he was hoping he could say which types of crime generate the most requests but police won't give him that information. all right. 6:47. it's looking like it's hard to
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find a sponsor for nudedy, drinking and running. pam -- nudity, drinking and running. pam cook is in our newsroom with more. >> well, the bay to breakers may be a serious run for the world's best runners. it's also known for crazy costumes and no costumes at all. with less than four months to go before this ye's race, they are without a sponsor. zazzle dropped out. but a spokesperson declined to comment on the reasons why. now, sponsorship would reportedly cost $250,000 to $500,000. but the chronicle reports that doesn't come close to the $1 million cost of actually putting on the race. now, in our next our of "mornings on 2", the billions of reasons why the race organizer says with out without a sponsor, the show will go on. tori? >> thank you, pam. 7:47. some off-duty police officers are being credited with a
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heroic rescue in new york city. they pulled a man and a woman out of the freezing hudson river after their plane crashed late yesterday afternoon. the couple was on a sight- seeing trip when the plane went down. the off-duty police officers were heading home from a fishing trip and came to the rescue minutes later. >> calling for help. we had a visual on them and we were trying to head them off. they were going southbound at a pretty good clip. >> doctors are treating the couple for hypothermia. you will remember captain sullenberger safely handed a jet on the hudson four years ago. the space shuttle "challenger" exploded 27 years ago. the explosion was traced to cold weather which nose an o- ring -- which froze an h-ring.
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-- an o-ring causing it to explode. a protester has been killed in unrest. the violence started friday on the second anniversary of the uprising. it's been going on ever since. over the weekend, more than 50 people were killed in the unrest. thousands of people marched in paris, france in support of a government-sponsored bill to legalize same-sex marriage. [chanting] >> now, the french parliament is due to begin debate on that bill tomorrow. a poll shows 63% favor legalizing same-sex marriage. french's president promises to enact his marriage for everyone plan within a year of taking office last may. very scary moments at the x- games in aspen, colorado. >> here we go attempting the
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jack. oh! had to jump away. oh, look at. >> utan australian backinner was trying to do -- flack flipper was trying -- back flipper was trying to do a backflip. no one was seriously hurt. cia thriller "argo" took home the award for outstanding cast as the s.a.g. awards last night. [ applause ] >> and the actor goes to the cast of -- of "argo." >> ben affect accepted the award. two weeks ago, the film earned golden globe awards. now there's talk he could win big at the oscars next month. here is a look at the night's other big winners.
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7:50. at pro fool's football there was some -- at pro football pro bowl, there was shen nan again. the nfc destroy -- shenanigans the nfc destroyed the afc. the nfl has to decide whether the all-star game will return next season. roger goodell has said the pro bowl will not be played again if the play doesn't get better this year. well, now we get to talk about baseball because the san francisco giants' world championship trophy tour moves to contra costa later tonight. you can see both the 2012 and 2010 trophies in antioch. it will be at the antioch community center on lone tree
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way tonight between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. now, to find out more dates, locations and times for the trophy tour, go to ktvu.com. we have the full schedule right there under ktvu web links. nine minutes before 8:00. more fallout from that royal phone prank that's ended tragically. what happened to the australian show behind the hoax. and why authorities in los angeles are investigating singer chris brown. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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"silver lining ," " zero dark 30" and "parker" round out the top 5. chris brown is being investigated in los angeles for a reported dispute last night over a parking space that turned violent. according to tmz, a fight broke out in westlake recording studios. brown is accused of punching frank ocean during the fight. it reportedly involved several other people. the deputies plan to speak to chris brown, who was placed on probation for the 2009 assault against rihanna. the australian radio show responsible for that prank targeting brynn's royal family has been -- britain's royal family has been taken off the air permanently. last year, the show was suspended after a nurse put through a call to the area
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where the duchess of cambridge was recovering. tomorrow, in larkspur a public hearing will be held to improve the greenbrae interchange. caltrans wants to demolish the overcrossing and build a freeway like the one you see here. they say the project will improve safety and remove congestion. tomorrow's meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. at the redwood high school cafeteria in larkspur. we have traffic problems in san francisco. where exactly is it, sal? >> the earlier crash, southbound 101 at ceasar chavez has been cleared. traffic is heavy on the suspension span. it's busy at the toll plaza, 30- minute delay before you make it on the bridge and then you have a long drive across the span.
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now, the crash at ceasar chavez is finally being cleared. traffic is still being recovered. it's taking a while to unwind. let's take a look at the san mateo bridge. that's moderately heavy, in case you want to use that. let's go to receive. >> we have moderate temperatures, 30s, 40s. temperatures will be colder tomorrow night and morning. everything else says sunshine and warm weather on this last week in january. napa, 33. fairfield, 36. concord, 38. not far away from that observation of antioch, it's 39. there is a lot of 40s. san jose at 41. clouds will be clearing from north to south, already most locations saying mostly sunny. there are a few showers embedded within this but not a lot. clearing skies, breezy to windy. that will be out of the northwest. warmer temperatures are in the forecast. you can see the source of the cloud cover right down the north. that's why it will be chilly today and cold tonight. 50s on the highs.
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but everything says sunny and warmer weather which will take us in mid60s probably by wednesday and thursday. a show of support for bryan stow. the concert held in his concert and an update on his condition. >> reporter: we're live in foster city. we'll take you to the seen of a deadly accident involving two brothers. they were killed. a third is clinging to life. we'll toll you why the chp needs your help. >> reporter: we're live in pail lee alto where a -- palo alto where a fire knocks out power would eltel you -- we'll tell you when they plan to have everything back up.
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welcome back. the chp is busy looking for witnesses to a deadly crash that happened in san mateo county on a freeway. two young brothers were among the three people killed on highway 92 in foster city. now, tara moriarty has been on the story since 4:30 this morning. so what do you know now, tara? >> reporter: well, we're here at the scene where the accident happened. there are skid marks and they extend for at least 30 yards. these cars are traveling extremely fast along the
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stretch. if we pan to the right, you can see where the car slammed into the guardrail, right there. you can see where it's sort of a crumbled mess. and then it hit the utility pole and a box. there's still a lot of debris. we noticed a couple of raiders' baseball hats, some jeans, medical glove, remnants of this horrible, horrible accident. now, it happened last night just before 10:00 off highway 92 eastbound near the foster city boulevard exit. five people were inside. two of them were killed. brothers. officers are looking for witnesses because they are still not sure what caused this accident. initial reports say it was a hit and run. >> it appears that the vehicle was traveling in the number three lane and they lost control of the vehicle and it overturned when it hit the rail. >> reporter: now, it's not known how many of the victims were wearing seat belts.
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the chp says it is looking into whether this was alcohol- related. another victim is a third brother, he's 18 years old. he's at stanford medical center in critical condition. the 21-year-old driver from san mateo was killed. his 18-year-old cousin walked away with only minor injuries. so again, if you witnessed this crash, please call the chp. officers really need to know exactly how all of this unfolded. live in foster city, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, tara. there was another deadly accident in richmond and caused a traffic nightmare last night. westbound interstate 80 north of cutting boulevard. it happened around 9:00. five people were in an suv when the driver lost control and flipped over trying to avoid a pothole. one person died right there at the scene. new this morning, an underground vault fire in palo alto is causing some power will be bless in one neighborhood --
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problems in one neighborhood. janine de la vega is live with more. >> reporter: good morning. well, the good news is that power has been restored to all but 2 -- 21 customers. originally it whats 600 people. but the -- it was 600 people. this is where the focus has been, this many hole cover. this is where the explosion took place. you can see here that it burned everything inside. now, people who live on dana avenue near ashby called 911 after hearing a loud boom. firefighters arrived and used a large canister of c02 to put this out. the fire cut power to nearly 600 people and -- this is what they heard in the neighborhood. oh. again -- again, you are looking at a live picture of the
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transformer that was inside the manhole as well as all sorts of utility wires. that's what caught fire. utility workers have been here in the neighborhood since 6:00 this morning trying to make repairs. they are expecting more utility workers to show up to try to fix this problem. again we're told that there's only 21 customers who need power. now, they are gonna check to see exactly how -- the lame time this was maintained and -- the last time this was maintained and see what actually caused this problem. at first they thought it was an oil leak but they want to find out what caused this fire to break out and knock out power to the neighborhood. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. janine was in palo alto but the search continues for a hit-and- run driver responsible for a power outage in san lorenzo. the chp says the driver smashed
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into some high-tension power lanes on hesperian and penny lane around 1:30 this morning. the driver then ran away from the crash scene. at one point, there were 3,000 homes and businesses without power in that neighborhood. that number, though, is down now to a few hundred. a judge will hold a hearing today for the man accused of killing seven people at oakland's oikos university last year. one goh was recently found competent to stand trial. so the judge will decide on a mental hospital. he's being held without bail at the jail for the mass rampage. prosecutors say i he flew into a violent rage because he was angry -- he flew into a violent rage because he was angry about a recent tuition hike. the closing ashesments
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continue -- arguments continue today for deborah madden. her first trial ended in a mistrial. madden@mits she took a small -- adden admits she took a -- madden admits she took a small amount of cocaine. investigators say this man robbed a west america bank on francisco boulevard on january 14th. they are describing him as a white man in his 30s between 5'6" and 6'1" weighing 160 to 200 pounds. he has a muscular build. this is the seventh robbery in marin county in the last seven weeks. the last of four benefits concerts was held for bryan stow. last night, tim flannery performed with his band in santa cruz, stow's hometown.
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bryan stow was severely beaten two years ago at dodger stadium on opening day. stow did attend a world series game in october but he's back in the hospital. he has a large blood clot in his leg. flannery called stow before the concert. >> he wu knee would were playing. he -- he wu knee were playing. he knew we were playing for him. >> bryan stow's family was rather to accept the money for his case. flannery has iz raked about $70,000 for his bills. let's check in with sal. >> kind of a chain reaction effect, this is about a 30- minute delay. the drive time is up this morning. if you look at the picture, you can see for yourself, that the traffic is not moving through the metering lights very fast
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at all. that's because we had a jamup on the upper deck of the bay bridge getting into san francisco. the reason an earlier crash, southbound 101. that's been cleared but i would still recommend using the 280 extension instead, getting out of town this morning if you are going south. let's talk about the nimitz freeway. we've had some slow traffic here, very slow because of a stalled truck. as we ult it up to look at -- as we tilt up to look, this of is heading -- this is heading down to the danville area. let's check in with steve. there were a few areas that picked up some rain. most of that is gone. the kyle air is in place -- the cool air is in place. this will be the coolest day. clearing skies, breezy to
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windy, that's out of the north- northwest. starting tomorrow -- i think more likely on wednesday, r you will notice it more -- you will notice it more so. you can see everything is dropping down. but this area of high pressure will send everything off to the east. we're looking high and dry to this week. it will be recall waker. 30s, 40s. some locations -- it will be warmer. overall, a cooler air mass in place. single digits. i saw that at mammoth. any isolated snowshowers will clear out. breezy, windy, chilly start, mostly sunny. i think mid-50s kind of covers it here. walnut creek 55. berkeley, 56. castro valley, 55. 5le gilroy, santa clara,
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sunnyvale in there, same for san mateo, the city at 55. temperatures really close coast, bay and inland. tomorrow we'll get some upper 20s and 30s. after that, it will be wall-to- wall sunshine. probably last all the way through the weekend and some clouds on sunday. in humboldt county a woman died after being swept out to sea by a large tanker wave near shelter cove. >> the 32-year-old woman was walking on a beach with her boyfriend and their dog when a wave pulled her out to sea. it's believed the waves were between 10, 15 feet high. at 10:00 this morning, san francisco mayor ed lee will deliver his first state of the city address. while lee has been mayor for two years, he was appointed to
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fill the terms of newsom the first year and last year, he used this opportunity to give an update on the state of city. the giants hope to break ground on the $11.6 billion project near at&t park near 2015. the plans call for a waterfront park and about 1,000 apartments along with office bigs, restaurants and shops. this is all designed to serve baseball fans and the many people who live in that fast- growing neighborhood right around at&t park. 8:10. immigration reform, taking center stable today. the big push happening -- stage today. the big push happening today and why this time around more republicans could be on board. and brazilian police have made arrests in connection with that deadly nightclub fire. how the entire country is remembering the victims. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals.
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a lot of sunshine today. just probably not very warm. temperatures in the 50s. cool, breezy. no doubt about it. winds out of the west- northwest. so you will feel it today. the first of funerals are being held today in the fire that killed more than 230 people. investigators say many of the victims who were younger than 20 died from smoke inhalation
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or were trampled to death try -- trying to escape. some describe being briefly trapped by security guards. >> people who were inside the facility say when they came out, security guards blocked the exit to prevent them from leaving and that's when the tragedy grew worse. >> more than 100 remain in the hospital. brazil's president has declared three days of mourning. happening right now in washington, president obama and vice president joe biden will discuss gun control with police chiefs and sheriffs at the white house. this is all part of the obama administration's push for new policies for curbing gun violence after the connecticut school shootings. dianne feinstein says her bill to assault weapons will have an uphill battle but she's not giving up without a fight. >> what does bother me, i've
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seen weapons spawned and grown and into the hands of younger and younger people over these years. i think you reach a point, as you said earlier, where enough is enough. >> now, senator feinstein introduced the bill last wok. it would limit the number of rounds in an ammunition magazine to 10. the strong shows a strong support for bans on some weapons but the nra says it will not pass. the public safety committee tomorrow will fee demonstrations of firearms that are illegal here in california. lawmakers will also hear testimony from police, by researchers, advocates working against gun violence and also gun rights groups. it is 8:15. in just over three hours, we'll hear from the senators who say they have the solution to fight
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immigration. kyla campbell is live in washington, d.c. where democrats and republicans are unveiling their four-step plan. >> reporter: in a series of events this week implies immigration reform could be the first big legislate chive action of the new year. a quick synopsis come out today. they want reform to boost our economy. they plan to punish employers who hire illegal imment grass. senators want -- immigrants. senators want americans to have first dibs on jobs. democrats and republicans involved believe they will have enough support to pass this legislation and it's in both parties' interest to do so. democrats need to follow through on promises they made to the latinos during the election. republicans want to win over voters in the future after president obama secured 70% of the latino vote in november. >> first of all, americans
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supported poll after poll, latinos expect it. the democrats want it and the prunts need it. >> reporter: the senators that came up with this framework will provide more details in about three hours. and then tomorrow president obama will lay out his plan in nevada. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kyla. sonia sotomayor will be here in the bay area today. she's the first latina on the high court. she's on a tour promoting her book called my beloved world recalling her life from a bronx housing project to the federal bench. this begins at the herps theater and it is sold out. new information just coming in this morning on the dreamliner cancellations out of san jose. minutes ago, a spokeswoman for mineta san jose airport told ktvu all nippon airways is
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canceling 787 dreamliner service to japan through february 18th. that means no ana dreamliner flights for at least three weeks. this comes amid a report the japanese government may have eased safety regulations to help fast track the 787. but japan says it did not compromise its safety standards. 8:18. badge here at home, a public -- back here at home, a public hearing scheduled for the future of pete's harbor in redwood city has been postponed. the city canceled it after the developer and the save pete's harbor group brought about the delay. they are expected to clarify whether the lease on the outer harbor cans transferred to the developer. without that lease, a development deal could fall through. toyota is the world's top- selling carmaker. they sold 9.25 million vehicles around the world in 2012. that's a toyota record, and up
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nearly 23% from 2011. that's when the protux was slowed -- production was slowed from the japanese quake and tsunami. gm sold about a half a million fewer. volkswagen, 9 million. you may notice gasoline prices around the country are inching up again. the national price for a gallon of regular is $3.35. as usual here in the bay area, prices are about 30 cents -- higher. it is 8:19. the oakland as are feeling the love for their upcoming season at the annual fanfest. [ cheers ] >> a lot of loud cheers as the event was sold out yesterday.
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the players posed for pictures, signed autographs and chatted with fans. tickets for the season went on sale with hundreds of people waiting in line at least an hour before they went on sale. the san jose sharks are really hot. they have played five games so far in the shoateened season. right now they are undefeated. they played vancouver last night. for the first time this season, patrick marleu failed to score two goals. the sharks 4-1. marleau opened the season tying a record set almost a hundred years ago with four multiple goal games. >> way to go. >> yeah. all right. 8:20. what's better than actually being in the big easy? watching the 49ers in the super bowl? how about watching the game in style? how the 49ers are creating a rush to buy new tvs and why you may want to get in on it.
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it's chilly and breezy in the bay area. pretty shot there from the golden gate bridge. meteorologist steve paulson will be back to tell us if there's any rain in our forecast. good morning. 880 northbound. see a little slow traffic there. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse.
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although the 49ers are super bowl bound, most fans will be watching the game from home.
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many are upgrading their tvs. ktvu went to the best buy in emeryville yesterday, where it seemed -- people would leave with new hd tvs every few minutes. a lot of stores are having major sales on tvs this week ahead of the big game. >> our tv needs upgrading. we thought now would be a good team. we're having a bunch of people over next weeks. >> best buy says this time of year is the second most popular time to buy tvs. the fact that the 49ers are playing, that added an extra boost. and a bay area restaurant is serving up har before burgers. burgering erg -- harburgers. it's a double beef burger, the taller of the two. on the right, the baltimore johnny boy. a turkey burger named for john harbaugh, who is jim's brother.
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8:25. well, you know president obama is a big football fan. but he says he's also worried about the physical toll on players' bodies especially those concussions. in an interview with the new republic, the president says "i think those of us who love the sport are gonna have to wrestle with the fact that it will change gradually to try to reduce some of the violence." sal is busy, you are back. you are watching a lot of different things this morning. >> yeah, we've had a lot of different stuff going on. right now we're updating the bridges and the bay bridge where it's beginning to get a little bit better. it's backed up for about 25, 30 minutes. we had an earlier problem on the -- actually off the bridge in san francisco that did affect bridge traffic getting in. it's been very slow this morning. also looking at the commute on the san mateo bridge. that's fine. but getting to it out of the hayward area will be slow because of some earlier problems there as well.
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we're looking at the san jose area. would ef's had an accident on trimble. that's been gone. but traffic is still backed up to the capital expressway. a solid line of traffic into sunnyvale. let's go to steve. mostly sunny, breezy and cool. this is coming out of the north. this system will give a good breeze. overall, air quality is pretty good. overall, mostly sunny. a lot of high clouds. 30s and 40s. temperatures have been dropping unless the breeze has picked up. oakland was 46. now 42. fairfield, 35. livermore, 38. temperatures tonight will really tail off and then tomorrow morning it will be cold. if you like sunny and warmer weather, it's on the way. this will be the coolest day of the week. we'll end january on a dry forecast. that's for sure. but you can see the source of the cloud cover and the air
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mass. breezy, cool, 50s on the temperatures here. i'm struggling here to get through this. this flu -- if you have had this -- you folks have been tweeting me, i feel you. this is just brutal. but anyway, we'll make it. sunny, warm, toward the end of the week and the weekend looks like, okay, partly sunny. >> they are feeling you, steve. >> yes. they are writing me. well, ktvu is in the big easy, new orleans. 49ers getting ready for super bowl xlvii. we'll bring you a live report from -- we'll bring you a live report from new orleans. >> reporter: a daring and dangerous stunt in the middle of a busy oakland freeway. we'll tell you why chp investigators are taking a close look this morning at this online video. >> reporter: we're live in oakland. who would have ever thought these little gnomes would be quite the talker? we'll tell you what some aric taking about them.
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8:30. the 49ers safely in new orleans, the big easy. and they are talking to reporters again today. ktvu's joe fonzi also there. joe's part of our team of reporters bringing you live reports from the big easy in every newscast this week. good morning, joe. >> reporter: we've been showing you new orleans all morning. we figured for the final hit, let's show you on a buggy ride with jamie and daisy as we go through the french quarter. tell us what we're seeing here. >> we're in the heart of the french quarter. this is the lower french quarter that we're traveling through here. it tends to be the older
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section of the french quarter. just about the entire city burned in two fires under spanish rules. so the stuff you see here, the artie connect chur, dates -- architecture dates back late 1700, 1800s. >> reporter: beautiful. we're gonna come back with jamie in a second. but the 49ers arrived back here in town last night. if it's hit you home that you are at the super bowl, it hit davis hard when he came up to the hotel and saw a bigger-than- life panorama of himself. he was taken aback. >> colin plays outstanding. he deserves a credit amount of credit for that. he, like the rest of the guys on the team, are focused on the opportunity to play and win a
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championship. it's a team effort. feel like there's a lot of people that have a lot of fingerprints on this team's success. the team has been focused on the unity of the team and winning, better than any other team i've ever seen or been around. >> reporter: that was jim harbaugh talking about the midseason transition of the quarterbacks. this will be our final hit for this morning. jamie, what are we seeing? >> we're on royal street now which is the mecca for art galleries and antique shops in the city. it will start booming later on today. they will have live music in the center of the street. it will be a great place to visit for all of those visiting new orleans. shopping along the street. >> reporter: thank you. na lines will be booming.
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the ray -- new orleans will be booming. the ravens will be arriving later. there will be media availability. we will see you later on in the day. but reporting live, joe fonzi, ktvu channel 2 news. happening right now, a represent pally for the baltimore ravens. it's just started. we're right in the middle of it. live pictures. the team is getting ready to fly to new orleans. a lot of people out there. members of the rays -- ravens', members of the 2000 team are there, you have the ravens' cheerleaders out there, a marching band, the mascot, the governor of maryland is out there. you have a man singing on sage here. the ravens, by the way, are due to arrive here in 45 minutes before they head to the airport and then fly to new orleans. they will play the 49ers this
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sunday, february 3rd. now, you saw joe fonzi, ktvu has the complete team in new orleans right now. they will have live reports in every newscast leading up to super bowl sunday. immediately after the super bowl turn right here to channel 2, we will have a live postgame show. a dangerous freeway stunt shut down 880 in oakland over the weekend. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live with video of the stunt and the search for the driver. it's really kind of hard to believe that they could do this. alex? >> reporter: it's unbelievable. once you see this video. speaking with the chp spokesperson we understand there will be an update on this investigation later on today. we do know officers right now are taking a close look at this viral video that's emerged of a freeway sideshow. it stopped traffic here along this stretch of 880 right by the coliseum.
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this is the video that surfaced on the internet over the weekend posted by a man from vallejo. it shows several cars doing doughnuts in the middle of the freeway, in the middle of the day on saturday. traffic brought to a standstill on 880. now, the video lasted less than two minutes before someone warned the drivers that the chp officers are on the way, everyone getting in their cars and takes off. the chp continuing to try to find the drivers who pulled off this dangerous stunt. although investigators say they have quite a few witnesses and tips that have come in. you see the videos online, there were others as well on there from witnesses driving by. the police are pretty confident they will be able to track down the people involved in this. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. police are investigating a crash involving an ambulance and tanker. it happened around 9:30 last night on interstate 80 near the
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powell street onramp. the 76 gasoline tanker hit an ambulance and crashed into a guardrail. fortunately, it was not as bad as it could have been. the that tanker was -- the tanker was empty. the ambulance was not transporting anyone. no one was hurt. paintings of gnomes are popping up around oakland much to the delight of residents but pg&e says the gnomes must go. ktvu's brian flores is in oakland to explain why pg&e is having such a problem with that. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning. sub just yelled 0 out -- yelled out right now, leave the gnomes alone. these are all along lake merritt. we're on the corner of wayne and wesley. this is just a 6-inch peats of wood there. it has a picture of a -- piece of wood there. it has a picture of a gnome there. the issue lies in where how and where many of these are
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located. these started showing up about a year ago. but the amount is growing in numbers. there's no official count of how many are out there but it's expected to be in the hundreds. there are a few that have popped up in certain locations like coffee shops. a majority end up along lake merritt. now, pg&e runs these poles and they say the gnomes have to go. they may inspire others to place these and could compromise the integrity of the equipment here. pg&e says they will be dispatching crews, not sure when, but they will be taking them down soon. the gnomes have made some people in the city a lot happier. some have a message for the unknown artists. >> i love the gnomes. i think they are super-cute, don't really see anything wrong with them being there.
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i understand it could be a problem with pg&e. but i don't really see it but i love them. they bring a smile to my face when i see them. >> reporter: and one person rushing on his way to work told us that they are great, considering what our city has gone through with the recent set of volunteer here. a lot of people, as -- violence here. a lot of people here want to thank the artist, we don't know who it is, but they don't what thank the artist for -- but they want to thank the artist for the gnomes. no word when pg&e will be out here to remove the gnomes but they say they will be doing that within the next couple of days. very mixed reactions here. we're live here in oakland, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:39. hey, sal, are you still telling everybody to avoid the bay bridge? >> it's pretty slow there. westbound trying to get into
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the city. it's a very slow drive. i want to mention that this is partly to do with an earlier crash in san francisco that's been cleared. northbound, 101 approaching the downtown area which is typical. but southbound 101 is better. let's talk about the traffic getting to the bridge. still backed up for a 25 to 30- minute delay. in some days it's -- on some days, it's cleared you. 101 in san jose, is a mess. barked up from 85 in octobers in the sunnyvale. this is because of an earlier crash. 8:39. let's get to steve. cool, breezy. even though it will be mostly sunny. the system didn't have much moisture with it. it does have a lot of cool air with it. tonight into tomorrow, we'll be cooler. nice e-mail from joe up at
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oakmont. 31 already. 40s. even though it's sunny, that northwest breeze will make it feel pretty cool. it looks like this is the chilliest day of the week. so breezy, to windy at times. cooler temperatures, but -- it looks like we bounce off these starting tomorrow and starting a warmer pattern through thest are of the week, getting back in the mid-60s. you can see where this system came from. there can still see some clouds zipping by. most of this is zipping by. it will be breezy. mid-50s for everybody. i think we'll get some upper 20s, 30s tomorrow morning. but then after that, everything says sunshine and warmer weather. that will take us into the mid- 60s. the weekend should be fine but partly sunny and a little cooler. >> all right. thank you, steve. it's 41. a local mother and her toddler, both hurt in a drive-by
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shooting. why police say the shooting was no accident. organizers of the bay to breakers now need a new sponsor. >> reporter: we're live in foster city where a family of brothers involved in a zedly car accident and we'll tell you -- deadly car accident and we'll tell you why the chp needs your help this morning. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios
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stocks are mixed. this morning, a measure of americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell last month after reaching a two and a half year high in new york. sales were held back by limited supply of available homes. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is down 5. the nasdaq is up 9. back above 1500. exxonmobil is the world's most van uable company -- valuable company a week after apple's stock went down. looking at apple's stock, it's up slightly. up almost 3% to $452.26. apple, the company is worth about $413 billion.
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that's about $5 billion less than exxonmobil right now and that's in terms of market caps. 8:45. let's bring you up to date on some of the top stories we're following for you right now -- later today, a bipartisan group of senators will announce a plan for comprehensive immigration reform. it will call for more border security, a guest worker program and a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already here in the u.s. in palo alto, utility crews are repairing an underground vault fire. it knocked out power on dana avenue early this morning. the power is back on to all but 21 customers. originally, 600 customers were affected. and two young brothers were among three people killed in a crash on highway 92 in foster city. ktvu's tara moriarty has been on this story since 4:30 this morning. she's back now. you are still there at the crash scene. what do you know? >> reporter: well, you can see that the skid marks extend for
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at least 30 yards along the freeway and then you can see where the utility pole and the pox there, the impact of this crash so great, it knocked the pole right off. two raiders,' baseball hats and gloves still lie here this morning. this all happened last night just about 10:00 off highway 92 eastbound near the foster city boulevard exit. five people were inside that car. three were killed. two of whom are brothers. ages 12 and 16 from redwood city. officers are looking for witnesses because they still are not sure what caused the accident. initial reports say that this was a hit and run and they are trying toking to fig out, -- try to figure out what caused the driver to lose control. >> we urge the public to call. if anybody saw what happened, it will definitely assist us in
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the investigation. >> reporter: it's not known how many of the victims were wearing seat belts. the chp says it is looking into whether this was alcohol- related. another victim is 18 years old. he's at stanford medical center in. crit can -- in critical condition. the 21-year-old driver was killed. his 18-year-old cousin walked away with minors injuries. if you witnessed this crash, please call the chp. they really want to know how all of this unfolded. live from foster city, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:47. the show will go on. that's the world from the general manager of the bay to breakers. pam book is here to tell us how -- pam cook is here to tell us moor. >> they lost their main sponsor for the third time in ten years. zazzle dropped out out. but they declined to comment on the reasons why.
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the chronicle reports the sponsorship doesn't come close to the money to put on the race. they are moving forward whether they find a sponsor or not. the chronicle reports there's probably plenty of money available since the race is owned by phillip anstutz. bay to breakers, less than two months you a way, may 19th. tori? >> thank you, pam. a drive-by shooting that injured a mother and her toddler in menlo park was not random. the saturday night shooting happened on billow road near -- on willow road near the headquarters. there was an altercation before gunfire erupted and the shooting may be gang-related. the 24-year-old mother and her 2-year-old son are expected to
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survive. east palo alto place are looking for witnesses as they investigate the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man. coleman was gunned down saturday night about 9:00 as he walked down the street. investigators say it's unclear why he was in the area and they don't know if he was targeted. >> kind of disappointing because our city was really making a lot of progress. >> authorities have been looking into coleman's past, including a 2011 charge related to the accidental shooting of his girlfriend. but they say they do not believe that was a factor. 8:49. today investigators in fairfield will be back at the scene of a major fire at a landmark site friday evening. >> the original pepper belly's variety theater was completely destroyed. we still don't know what caused the fire. investigator the hope to learn more as they -- investigators hope to learn more as they sift
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through debris this morning. fire crews rushed to a home at brazil and athens street yesterday afternoon. >> the garage was burning. the home, filled with smoke and and elderly man who could not walk was in an upstairs bedroom. firefighters were able to get him out of the home safely and rush him to the hospital. we don't know his condition. ten minutes before 9:00. in egypt, another protester has died after clashing with riot police. it happened a day after president morsi declared a state of emergency in three provinces. violence broke out friday on the second anniversary of the spring uprising and has been going on over the weekend. more than 50 people were killed in the unrest. thousands of people marched in paris in support of a government-sponsored bill to
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legalize same-sex marriage. the french parliament is scheduled to begin debate tomorrow. a recent poll shows 63% of french people favor legalizing same-sex marriage. when french president was sworn in last may, he promised to enact his marriage for everyone plan within a year of taking office. 8:51. some very scary moments over this weekend at the x-games in aspen, colorado. >> here we go. attempting the jack. oh! oh! had to jump away. >> look out! >> that australian snowmobiler was trying to do a backflip when he lost control. the snowmobile crashed through a fence went right into the crowd. one of the spectators was checked out by medical staff. luckily, nobody was seriously hurt. well, "argo" won the big aword for outstanding cast at
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the s.a.g. awards last night last -- awards last night. >> the cast of "argo." the cast did it. >> ben affleck who stars in and directed the movie accepted the award alongside members of the cast. two weeks ago, the movie earned golden globe awards for best drama and best edge taper. now there's talk -- ept taper. now there's talk it could -- entertainer. now there's talk it could win an oscar. "modern family" won for best comby and "30 rock" tina fey and alex baldwin took home awards as well. off-duty police officers make the catch of a lifetime
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during a fishing trip. how they helped rescue two plane crash victims on the hudson river. good morning. slow traffic on interstate 880 heading north and now we're getting word of a new crash heading towards marin. >2ñlñ@ e@
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off-durty new yorkly of -- off-duty new york police
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officers are being credited for pulling a couple out of -- out of the hudson when their plane went down. the off-duty police officers were heading home from a fishing trip. they came to the rescue minutes later. >> we had a visual on them. we were trying to head them off because they were going southbound at a pretty good clip. >> doctors are now treating the couple for hypothermia. four years ago, i know you remember, danville pilot sullenberger safely landed a pilot on the -- a plane on the hudson river. we want to check in with sal. >> we have a new crash westbound 580 richmond bridge at the toll plaza, reported by chp. one car flipped over here and the traffic is quickly backing up. if you are trying to get into marin. this crash is blocking lanes. it's going to be a tough one trying to get across. 580 richmond bridge toll plaza. let's take a look at the bay
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bridge. it's getting better trying to get across there. it's not all that bad. about a 15-minute delay. san francisco northbound 101 traffic is slowing, approaching the 80 split. now, let's go to steve. mostly sunny, but breezy and very cole. temperatures about mid-50s but that breeze is out of the northwest. tomorrow morning will be cold. but after that, sunshine and warmer weather for the rest of the week, you too.  >> any rain in sight? >> not that i see. maybe next week. >> really? >> maybe next week. that's our report for this morning. we thank you for trusting the news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> be sure to watch ktvu news at noon. we'll have the reported next move for the man who is now the 49ers' backup quarterback, aim lex smith. we're always here for you at ktvu.com. thank you for joining us. alex smith. we're always here for you at ktvu.com. thank you for joining us.

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